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TMT official: Fate of project rests with state

Hawaii Tribune: The executive director of the embattled Thirty Meter Telescope said Friday he wants to move forward with the project but is waiting to hear from state agencies about how to proceed after the Hawaii Supreme Court invalidated a key construction permit. The $1.4 billion project has been in limbo since April, when throngs of protesters opposed to building the telescope atop Mauna Kea-- held sacred by many Native Hawaiians -- blocked construction crews. Protesters showed up in force again in June during...